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By BUD KENNEDY
Fort Worth Star-Telegram 

Last rodeo for Fort Worth's famed Will Rogers Coliseum

 

February 8, 2019



FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — For Will Rogers Coliseum, this is the last rodeo.

But Amon Carter's 1936 dream-come-true arena was also built for horse events. So it'll soon literally become the workhorse of Stock Show arenas.

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports when the new $540 million Dickies Arena opens five blocks south, the old coliseum will revert to a year-round equestrian center. It'll host the Mustang Magic riding show, annual cutting horse stakes and a full calendar of horse shows.

But for fans in the city where indoor rodeo began, the new arena brings both thrills and a melancholy g...



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